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Monday Night Jazz at the Cabaret with Valerie Gillespie
December 23, 2019 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$35 – $39
Jazz at the Cabaret on Dec 23 features Valerie Gillespie Ensemble. Valerie Gillespie is a multi talented musician, playing all the reed instruments. She is also an accomplished vocalist, influenced by Diana Krall, Nancy Wilson, Shirley Horn, Carmen McRae, and Diane Shuur. Valerie has played with national icons including Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, Rosemary Clooney, George Burns, Ben Vereen, Natalie Cole, Joan Rivers, Diana Ross, Ray Charles, John Faddis, Steve Allen, Anthony Newly, Dionne Warwick, Michael Feinstein, and many more. She traveled with the Xavier Cugat Orchestra in the US and Japan. She performs with her own ensemble and other jazz artists in the area and also with the Florida Orchestra and big band orchestras at Ruth Eckert Hall and the Van Wezel PAC. Valerie is also on the music faculty staff at the University of South Florida. Tickets $35 for Jazz Club members and $39 for non members can be purchased from the FST box office, (941)366-9000 or online at https://tickets.floridastudiotheatre.org. For information call the Jazz Club at (941)366-1552